Agnieszka Polska

Agnieszka Polska

 

born in 1985 in Lubin/PL, Lives and works in Warsaw

 
Ausgewählte Einzelausstellungen/Selected Solo Exhibitions


2019
Voices, Birds, Stone Tools. Georg Kargl BOX, Vienna
Agnieszka Polska at the Mobile Dome, New Infinity, Berliner Festspiele/Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
2018
The Demon’s Brain, Hamburger Bahnhof Museum, Berlin, DE
Softly Spoken, Project Arts Center, Dublin, IR
2017
Little Planet, Overduin & c.o., Los Angeles, USA
Couckoo, Kasia Michalski Gallery, Warsaw, PL
2016
Screens Series: Agnieszka Polska, New Museum, New York
Poetry Passage, National Art Gallery, Prague, CZ
2015
The Moving Finger: A Performative Lecture with Agnieszka Polska, MoMa, New York
The Body of Words – Gallery Weekemd Berlin, Gallery ZAK, Berlin
Future Days, TRAFO, Budapest, HU
In the Search of the Talking Mountain, Arsenał, Białystok, PL
2014
I Am the Mouth, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
The Body of Words, Rijksakademie del beende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL
2013
Pseudoword Hazards, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
Nonsense Syllables, Summerhall, Edinburgh, UK
2012    
Three Videos with Narration, video screening, Tate Modern, London
IBB-Viodeolounge, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin
How the Work is DonePinchukArtCentre, Kiev, UA
Aurorite, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL  
Intervention, Belvedere, Vienna, AT (curated by Martha Kirszenbaum) 
2011
Solo presentation, Żak Branicka Galerie, Art Basel Statements, CH 
Gardener's Responsibility, 
Georg Kargl BOX, Vienna, AT
Duo, Goldex Poldex, Kraków, PL (with Tomasz Kowalski) 
The Garden, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra, PL
2010
Three Videos with NarrationContemporary Art Gallery Bunkier Sztuki, Kraków, PL
Decades, Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus , Cottbus, DE
Freisler, TV Tower, Berlin (mit Antje Majewski)
Three Videos with NarrationZak | Branicka, Berlin, DE
2009
Towards Oskar Hansen's Open Form, Towarzystwo Zachęty Sztuk Pięknych, Lublin, PL
The Calendar, art agenda nova, Kraków, PL


Ausgewählte Gruppenausstellungen/Selected Group Exhibitions

2019
Art Encounters Biennial of Contemporary Art, Timișoara, RO (upcoming)
Female Video Artists from Poland, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, JA (upcoming)
2018
Anti-, 6thAthens Biennale, GR
Low form
, MAXXI, Rome, IT
Brace for Impact, de Appel, Amsterdam, NL
Writing the Mountains, 6th Biennale Gherdëina, IT
I am the Mouth- Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb (MSU), Zagreb, HR
No Looking Back, Okay?, UGM Maribor Art Gallery, SI 
2017
VIVA ARTE VIVA, 57th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia, IT
Preis der Nationalgalerie 2017, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, DE
PEACE, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, DE
Suspended Animation, les Abattoirs - FRAC Midi-Pyrénées, Toulouse, FR
Paratoxic Paradoxes, Benaki Museum, Athens, GR
Half-Truth, Museum of Sculpture – Królikarnia Palace, Warsaw, PL
Everything Is Getting Better. Unknown Knowns Of Polish (Post)Colonialism- SAVVY Contemporary Berlin, DE
Commercial Break, Public Art Fund, New York, US
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Museum of Modern Art Warsaw, PL
Watchlist, Signal, New York City, NY
The Beguiling Siren is Thy Crest, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, PL 
Sequences VIII: Elastic Hours- Sequences Performance Festival, Reykjavik, ISL
2016
The 8thClimate11thGwangju Biennale, Gwangju, KR
Extended animation, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC, US
Common Affairs: Revisiting The Views Award– Deutsche KunstHalle, Berlin, DE
Szalona Galeria, Museum of Modern Art Warsaw, PL (curated with Janek Simon and Jakub Barbaro)
Iwillmedievalfutureyou4– Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, DK
Iwillmedievalfutureyou4–Aarhus Kunsthaal, Aarhus, DK
Histories of a Vanishing Present, The Mistake Room, Los Angeles, US
AMOR, OI Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, BR
Memory at Last. Art in Poland: 1989 – 2016, Galleria Civica di Modena, IT
Lost in the Archive, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga, LT
The End of the World, Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, PO
Shape of Time – Future of Nostalgia, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, RO
De – Mo – Cra – Cy, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, PL
2015
Shadow Scenes, Colomboscope Festival. Colombo, LK
Kaprow’s Fluids, Public space project by Hamburger Bahnhoff, Berlin, DE
The Shadow of the Dome of Pleasure, Artspace, Auckland, NZ
Speaking Parts,Raven Row, London, UK
Undiscovered Words, Highline, New York, US
Antje Majewski:Apple. An Introduction. (Over and over again), Museum Abteiberg Mönchengladbach, DE
Laugther and Forgetting, Bucharest Art Week, Bucharest, RO
Time Lapse, Sihtasutus Tallinna Kunstihoone Fond, Tallinn, EE
2014
You Imagine What You Desire, 19. Bienale of Sydney, AU
In the Near Future, MOMA Warsaw Collection,MOMA Warsaw, PL
Antje Majewski: Apple. An Introduction. (Over and over again)– MS, Lodz, PL
The Night of the Great Season, Kunsthalle Moulhouse, FR
The Structure and Properties of Matter, Hordland Kunstsenter, Bergen, NO
The Sky is Blue in Some Other Way: A Diagram of a Possible Misreading, Galeria Elba Benitez, Madrid, ES
As You Can See: Polish Art. Today, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, PL
Still bewegt. Videokunst und alte Meister, Altana Kultur Stiftung, Bad Homburg, DE
The Mystic Gardener, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, NL
Development and Hygiene, Zachęta National Art Gallery, Warsaw, PL
The Lamp of Memory, Valentines Mansion, London Borough, UK (with Tomasz Kowalski)
Collection. Fragment, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL
Future doesn’t wait, La Capella, Barcelona, ES
Fragile Sense of Hope. Art Collection Telekom - me Collectors Room Berlin, DE
Crime in Art- Museum of Contemporary Art in Kraków (MOCAK), Krakow, PL
Strawberry Sausages- Nosbaum&Reding, LU
Call me on Sunday- Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, AT
2013
Mom, Am I Barbarian?, 13. Istanbul Bienali, TR
Leisure, Discipline & Punishment, 6th Contour Biennial of Moving Image, Mechelen, BE
30th Biennial of Graphic Art, Ljubljana, SI
The Black Moon, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
The Future Generation Art Price @ Venice, Palazzo Papadopoli, Venice, IT
BRITISH BRITISH POLISH POLISH: Art from Europe's Edges in the Long '90s and Today, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL
Views 2013 - The Deutsche Bank Foundation Award, Zacheta National Art Gallery, Warsaw, PL
Magazin 4, Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregen, NO
Focus Poland Project: Take 5, CCA Znaki czasu, Toruń, PL
2012    
Intervention(with Lisa Oppenheim), Belvedere and 21er Haus, Vienna, AT
Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kijev, UA
Project 35 - Volume 2Independent Curators International, various venues
SOUNDWORKS, ICA, London, UK
GREY PEAK OF THE WAVE, Harris Lieberman, New York, US
Air de Pologne, De garage, Mechelen, BE
The Poster Show, Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin, DE (with Tomasz Kowalski)
Forgetting of Proper Names, Calvert 22, London, UK
Sport in Art, MOCAK, Kraków, PL
Misplaced, Displaced, Replaced, Rotwand Gallery, Zurich, CH
2011    
Sport in Art, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAK), Cracow, PL
Misplaced, Displaced, Replaced, Rotwand Gallery, Zürich, CH
In PRL only Military Academies, Militia Academies and PWSSP aren’t on strike,
Pies Gallery, Poznań, PL
21 Artists Shortlisted for the Future Generation Art Prize, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, UA 
The Call for Fashion, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, PL
Project 35 – Volume 2, Independent Curators Internationational, Various venues. Soundworks, ICA –The Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
Grey Peak of the Wave, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, US
Objects and Disintegrations, Gdańsk City Gallery, Gdańsk, PL
Air de Pologne, De Garage, Mechelen, BE
The Poster Show, Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin, DE
The Forgetting of Proper Names, Calvert 22 Gallery, London, UK
Passion of an Ornithologist. On Myth MakingCCA Sokół, Nowy Sącz, PL
The Promise, Galerie Crèvecoeur, Paris, FR 
2010    
Vedo Cose Che Non Ci Sono, Polish Institute by MOMA Warsaw, Rome, IT 
Rapidshare, Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin, DE
Un seminaire a la campagne, France Fiction, Paris, FR
Early Years, KunstWerke – Center for Contemporary Art, Berlin, DE
Multiplex, peer to space, Munich, DE
Disobedience, Lmakprojects, New York, US
Good Old Days, Aarhus Kunstbygning, Aarhus, DK
The past is a foreign land, Centre of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu, Toruń, PL 
Nothing Important is Just Art, Anaid Art Gallery, Bucharest, RO
No Sleep!, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra, PL 
2009    
Anabasis, Festival of Dialogue of Four Cultures, Łodź, PL Wolność Od-zysku, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL 
Wolność Od-zysku, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL
Qu'est–ce que c'est degueulasse?, Vienna center, AT
Sport dla niewysportowanych, ZPAF i S-ka Gallery, Cracow, PL Polish landscape, Museum of Modern Fine Arts, Minsk, BY 
A!, Arsenal City Art Gallery, Poznań, PL
Polish Alphabet_1, BWA Tarnów, PL
2008    
Medical Gymnastics, Video point, Galerie Zak | Branicka, Berlin
Ain’t no sorry, Museum of Modern Art, Warschau
The last, the new, Stalowa Wola
Blankly, perfect summer, Gallerie VertexList, New York
2007    
16 objects that may not be found, artpol, Krakow PL
 
 
Ausgewählte Screenings und Performances/Selected Screenings and Performances 
 
2019
Black Atlantis, SALT, Istanbul, TR
The sky above …, CCA, Tallin, EE
“Medical Gymnasctics” at Millennium Docs Against Gravity, Warsaw, PL
2018
Agnieszka PolskaatCentre Pompidou, Paris, FR
Videoart at Midnight Festival, Kino Babylon, Berlin, DE
2017     
The Leisure Time of a Firearm, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, Georgia, US Videoart at Midnight #85: Agnieszka Polska, Babylon, Berlin, DE
Children of the Internet, KIASMA, Helsinki, FI
Agnieszka Polska, Tensta Konsthalle, Stockholm, SE 
2016     
The Wrong Side of Me, Space, Tensta konsthall, Spånga, SE
The Body of Words – performative lecture, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, DC, US 
My Little Planet (performance), Kunstwerke, Berlin, DE (as a part of Emily Roysdon’s programm) 
Open Frame Award, goEast Film Festival, Wiesbaden, DE 
Film and Talk, Agnieszka Polska: Future Days, Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle, Berlin, DE 
Future Days, RISD Museum, Providence, US
2015     
The Moving Finger – performative lecture with Agnieszka Polska, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
Undiscovered Words, High Line Channel 14, New York, US
Talking Mountain at CPHD film Festival, Copenhagen, DK
Speaking Parts,Raven Row, London, UK (performance with David Bernstein)
Double Feature, Shirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, DE 
Watery Rhymes at T-mobile New Horizons Festival, Wrocław, PL
2014    
Future Daysat Extremely Loud, Incredibly Close, Salt Beyglu, Istanbul, TR
Me and You and Everyone we meet, BAR, Barcelona, ES
Agnieszka Polska at Me Collectors Room, Berlin, DE
Nativity, Nottingham Contemporary, UK (performance with Sebastian Cichocki)
Future Daysat T-mobile New Horizons Festival, Wrocław, PL
Sound Waves and Garbled Gibbers, Van Eyeck, Maastricht, NL (performance with Jay Tan)
Future Daysat Akbank, Istanbul, TR
Future Daysat Tramway Artists’ Moving Image Festival 2014, Glasgow, UK
2013    
Future DaysInstitute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK (screening and performative lecture with Sebastian Cichocki)
All About These... Ladies and Gentlemen, Viafarini, Milan, IT
Hair, CPH:DOX
, International Documentary Film Festival, Copenhagen, DK 
Future Days, Contour 6. Biennial of Moving Image, Mechelen, BE
Time To Recollect: Civil Virtue/ Sil Krol, Stadthausgalerie Kunsthalle Münster, Munster, DE goEast – 13th Festival of Central and Eastern European Film, Wiesbaden, DE
Hair, 13th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, TR
20th International Festival of Animated Film, Stuttgart, DE
Kino der Kunst, Munich, DE 
2012     
How the Work is Done, 29th Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest, Kassel, DE
Film in Contemporary Art, Stockholm, SE
FETISH & FIGURE, Institute of Contemporary Arts / Lux Biennal of Moving Image, London, UK / Palace de Tokyo, Paris, FR / La Loge, Brussels, BE / Galerie KAMM, Berlin, DE 
Memoirs of an Amnesiac
, Images Festival, Toronto, CA
Between us, Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund, DE
Art and Film: Tate Modern – Agnieszka Polska/Alina Szapocznikow, Tate Modern, London, UK 
The Themersons: 1 Day Before Yesterday – 1 Day After Tomorrow
, ICA – The Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
12x12. The IBB Video Lounge, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, DE 
 
Awards: 

2018
Preis der Nationalgalerie, Berlin, DE
2017
Winner of the Preis der Nationalgalerie
2014-2015
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL
2013
Film Award 2013, MOMA Warsaw & Polish Film Institute, PL
The Site Residency, Baltic Art Center, Visby, Gotland, SE
Nominated for The Future of Europe Art Award, Stiftung Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, DE
Shortlisted for Views 2013 - The Deutsche Bank Foundation Award, PL
2012
Shortlisted for Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kijev, UA
2011
Grand Prix in the Geppert Award 2011, BWA Wrocław, PL 
Shortlisted for Preis für junge Filmkunst, Deutsche Filmakademie, Berlin, DE